Cari-Laufqen Grande Pond (Cretaceous to of Argentina)

Also known as Sulcusuchus erraini type locality (Jacobacci); Laguna Cari-Laufquén Grande

Where: Río Negro, Argentina (41.0° S, 69.5° W: paleocoordinates 43.6° S, 55.4° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Coli Toro Member (Los Alamitos Formation), Late/Upper Campanian to Late/Upper Campanian (83.5 - 66.0 Ma)

• "Los Alamitos Formation (basal levels of the ‘Coli Toro’ Formation sensu Gasparini & Spalletti 1990); upper Campanian–lower Maastrichtian (Getino 1995, Papú & Sepúlveda 1995)" (O'Gorman et al. 2013)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by R. Casamiquela; reposited in the MLP

Primary reference: J. O'Gorman and Z. Gasparini. 2013. Revision of Sulcusuchus erraini (Sauropterygia, Polycotylidae) from the Upper Cretaceous of Patagonia, Argentina. Alcheringa 37(2):163-176 [P. Mannion/J. Tennant]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 142118: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Jonathan Tennant on 05.04.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Sauropterygia - Polycotylidae
Sulcusuchus erraini n. gen. n. sp.
Sulcusuchus erraini n. gen. n. sp. Gasparini and Spalletti 1990 plesiosaur
Skull and mandible (MLP 88-IV-10-1)